Biography

Lena graduated from Oberlin College in 2008, where she studied Creative Writing. Her first short film, Dealing, premiered at the 2007 Slamdance Film Festival. Her first feature, Creative Nonfiction,  premiered at SXSW 2009 and enjoyed a theatrical premiere at Anthology Film Archives. She has made two webseries, Tight Shots and Delusional Downtown Divas. 

In 2009, she was commissioned to make ten more episodes of DDD to project at the Guggenheim’s first annual Art Awards, an event for which she also hosted and wrote the teleplay. In 2009, she was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film.” As an actress, she will appeared in Mildred Pierce, by Todd Haynes and The Innkeeper by Ti West. She writes  about film and interesting characters for various publications, including Interview, The Onion A/V  Club, HammertoNail.com, and she loves to tweet.

Lena graduated from Oberlin College in 2008, where she studied Creative Writing. Her first short film, Dealing, premiered at the 2007 Slamdance Film Festival. Her first feature, Creative Nonfiction,  premiered at SXSW 2009 and enjoyed a theatrical premiere at Anthology Film Archives. She has made two webseries, Tight Shots and Delusional Downtown Divas. 

In 2009, she was commissioned to make ten more episodes of DDD to project at the Guggenheim’s first annual Art Awards, an event for which she also hosted and wrote the teleplay. In 2009, she was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film.” As an actress, she will appeared in Mildred Pierce, by Todd Haynes and The Innkeeper by Ti West. She writes  about film and interesting characters for various publications, including Interview, The Onion A/V  Club, HammertoNail.com, and she loves to tweet.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 45

Birthday 1986-05-13

Place of Birth New York, Stato di New York, Stati Uniti

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood as Catherine "Gypsy" Share
2019 This Changes Everything as Herself
2018 Half the Picture as Herself
2017 100 Years as Narrator (voice)
2016 My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea as Mary (voice)
2016 My Art as Meryl
2016 Don't Think Twice as Herself
2016 Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You
2015 Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour - Live as Herself
2015 Everything Is Copy
2015 Sky as Billie
2015 7 Days in Hell as Lanny Denver
2015 Travel Man: 48 Hours in... (1 episode)
2015 The Late Late Show with James Corden (1 episode) as Herself
2015 It's Me, Hilary: The Man Who Drew Eloise as Herself
2014 Happy Christmas as Carson
2014 This Is Comedy as Herself
2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (1 episode) as Herself
2012 This Is 40 as Cat
2012 Side by Side as Herself
2012 Girls (62 episodes) as Hannah Horvath
2012 Supporting Characters as Alexa
2011 Billy on the Street (1 episode) as Herself
2011 American Horror Story (1 episode) as Valerie Solanas
2011 The Innkeepers as Barista
2011 Mildred Pierce (2 episodes) as Nurse 1
2011 PressPausePlay as Herself
2010 Tiny Furniture as Aura
2010 Gabi on the Roof in July as Colby
2009 Family Tree
2009 The Viewer as The Voice
2009 Creative Nonfiction as Ella
2007 Open the Door
2007 The Fountain
2007 Hooker on Campus as Hooker
2006 Dealing as Georgia
2006 Pressure
2005 The Colbert Report (1 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1 episode) as Herself

Directing

The Hostess With the Leastest Director
2017 100 Years Director
2013 Best Friends Director
2012 Girls (9 episodes)Director
2010 Tiny Furniture Director
2009 Creative Nonfiction Director
2007 The Fountain Director
2007 Hooker on Campus Director
2007 Open the Door Director
2006 Dealing Director
2006 Pressure Director

Writing

2018 Camping (2 episodes)Writer
2013 Choose You Writer
2012 Nobody Walks Writer
2012 Girls (18 episodes)Writer
2010 Tiny Furniture Writer
2009 Creative Nonfiction Writer
2007 Open the Door Writer
2006 Pressure Writer

Production

2018 Camping (8 episodes)Executive Producer
2017 Tokyo Project Executive Producer
2017 100 Years Producer
2012 Girls (32 episodes)Executive Producer

Creator

2018 Camping Creator
2012 Girls Creator

Editing

2007 Hooker on Campus Editor

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